Hello from Southern California!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Wild Bill, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill New Member

    Hi yall! Just finished my first build and have around 25 miles on it so far.

    Its a GT LTS Full suspension mountain bike with disc brakes, a Dax F80 engine, Sick Bike Parts Shift kit and Pipe & '93 Suzuki JR 50 fuel tank.

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  2. Anton

    Anton Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome to the forum. Now that's a cool bike or should we say motorcrosser! Nice build.
     
  3. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill New Member

    Thanks Anton.
     
  4. Samdallas214

    Samdallas214 Member

    welcome to the form, nice bike look like a lot of work went into it
     
  5. KCvale

    KCvale Motorized Bicycle Vendor

    Nice 'dirt bike' ;-}
    Keep an eye on that thin 7-speed, it will snap pretty easy just street riding, tearing up the trails or popping wheelies is not advised ;-}
     
  6. Definitely one of a kind. Nice build! Looks rugged.
     
  7. Fabian

    Fabian Well-Known Member

    OMG

    You have my dream bike: a GT LTS Full suspension mountain bike with disc brakes

    I'm hoping that some day the marketing cycle returns to full suspension bikes with a a full length seat post design and rearward suspension.

    I want a GT LTS so bad !!!
     
  8. KCvale

    KCvale Motorized Bicycle Vendor

    They are dandy bikes and comfortable and all, I built this one over a year ago, or should I say the customer tried to and then brought it to me to 'make it go'.

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    That one has a NuVinci 370s rear hub however so not a thin chain derailleur and it has held up well according the owner despite about every performance enhancement there is.

    I didn't ride it off-road but didn't pay any attention to speed bumps either ;-}
     
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  9. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill New Member

    Now thats nice! I have seen that one somewhere else on the web and saved the pic along with every other moto LTS pic I could find.

    And thanks everyone for the kind words.
     
  10. roughrider

    roughrider Member

    I agree with everyone else's assessment. That's a great build. It looks FUN to ride.
     
  11. MotorBicycleRacing

    MotorBicycleRacing Well-Known Member

    Great bike, the Sick Bike Parts crew built one of those too.
     
  12. Fabian

    Fabian Well-Known Member

    What is the difference between a NuVinci 360 and a NuVinci 370?

    I have read about NuVinci hubs failing when used in a motorized bicycle application, hence i have not installed one on my bike. I can't take the chance of hub failure when a great distance from home.
     
  13. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill New Member

    Heres a video of a ride earlier today, no hard thrashing yet, still breaking in the engine.

     
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  14. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill New Member

    Thanks Rough Rider and MotorBicycleRacing. I saw the SBP GT LTS video before I built my bike.

    Sure wish I lived closer to the Motor Bicycle Racing scene! (Grange) I would be at every race!
     
  15. Fabian

    Fabian Well-Known Member

    I just wish SickBikeParts would manufacture a reproduction GT LTS frame in steel with disk brake mounts front and rear.

    because i want one,

    and,

    I want it NOW !!!
     
  16. Wild Bill

    Wild Bill New Member

    I agree Fabian.
     
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  17. Fabian

    Fabian Well-Known Member

    We need to start a petition to get SickBikeParts to reproduce the GT LTS frame!
     
  18. I want some gears!
     
  19. Fabian

    Fabian Well-Known Member

    All i can say is that a motorized bicycle fitted with a SickBikeParts shift kit bolted into a disk brake equipped GT LTS frame is nothing short of engineering porn !!!
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2013
  20. I've been wanting gears on a Whizzer for 53 years now. Shift, shift ,shift!!
     
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